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1297.0 - Australian Standard Research Classification (ASRC), 1998  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/1998   
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Classification Structure - Division 230000 - Mathematical Sciences


DisciplineSubject
      Description

230100
      Mathematics
230101
      Mathematical Logic, Set Theory, Lattices and Combinatorics
230102
      Number Theory and Field Theory
230103
      Rings and Algebras
230104
      Category Theory, K Theory, Homological Algebra
230105
      Group Theory and Generalisations (incl Topological Groups and Lie Groups)
230106
      Real and Complex Functions
230107
      Differential, Difference and Integral Equations
230108
      Harmonic and Fourier Analysis
230109
      Functional Analysis
230110
      Calculus of Variations and Control Theory
230111
      Geometry
230112
      Topology and Manifolds
230113
      Dynamical Systems
230114
      Functions of Several Complex Variables
230115
      Approximation Theory
230116
      Numerical Analysis
230117
      Operations Research
230118
      Optimisation
230119
      Systems Theory and Control
230199
      Mathematics not elsewhere classified
230200
      Statistics
230201
      Probability Theory
230202
      Stochastic Analysis and Modelling
230203
      Statistical Theory
230204
      Applied Statistics
230299
      Statistics not elsewhere classified
239900
      Other Mathematical Sciences
239901
      Biological Mathematics
239902
      Actuarial Mathematics
239903
      Risk theory
239904
      Theory of Graduation
239999
      Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified

Definitions

Division 230000 - Mathematical Sciences, covers mathematics, statistics and other mathematical sciences. This division has three disciplines:

    230100 - Mathematics
    230200 - Statistics
    239900 - Other Mathematical Sciences

    Exclusions:


      (a) Mathematics associated with computer science is included in Division 280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences; and
      (b) mathematics and statistics applied in economics are included in Division 340000 Economics.

Discipline 230100 - Mathematics

This discipline covers mathematics. This discipline has twenty subjects:

    230101 - Mathematical Logic, Set Theory, Lattices and Combinatorics
    230102 - Number Theory and Field Theory
    230103 - Rings and Algebras
    230104 - Category Theory, K Theory, Homological Algebra
    230105 - Group Theory and Generalisations (incl. Topological Groups and Lie Groups)
    230106 - Real and Complex Functions
    230107 - Differential, Difference and Integral Equations
    230108 - Harmonic and Fourier Analysis
    230109 - Functional Analysis
    230110 - Calculus of Variations and Control Theory
    230111 - Geometry
    230112 - Topology and Manifolds
    230113 - Dynamical Systems
    230114 - Functions of Several Complex Variables
    230115 - Approximation Theory
    230116 - Numerical Analysis
    230117 - Operations Research
    230118 - Optimisation
    230119 - Systems Theory and Control
    230199 - Mathematics not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) Mathematics associated with computer science is included in Division 280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences;
      (b) geodesy is included in Discipline 291000 Geomatic Engineering; and
      (c) mathematics applied in economics is included in Division 340000 Economics.

Discipline 230200 - Statistics

This discipline covers statistics. This discipline has five subjects:

    230201 - Probability Theory
    230202 - Stochastic Analysis and Modelling
    230203 - Statistical Theory
    230204 - Applied Statistics
    230299 - Statistics not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      Econometrics, time series analysis and related disciplines are included in Discipline 340400 Econometrics.

Discipline 239900 - Other Mathematical Sciences

This discipline covers any mathematical sciences not elsewhere classified. This discipline has five subjects:

    239901 - Biological Mathematics
    239902 - Actuarial Mathematics
    239903 - Risk Theory
    239904 - Theory of Graduation
    239999 - Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified

    Exclusions:


      (a) Mathematics associated with computer science is included in Division 280000 Information, Computing and Communication Sciences;
      (b) mathematics and statistics applied in economics are included in Division 340000 Economics; and
      (c) life insurance mathematics is included in Discipline 350300 Banking, Finance and Investment.





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